Vijay Rajindernath

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Vijay Rajindernath
Personal information
Born(1928-01-07)7 January 1928
Amritsar, India
Died22 November 1989(1989-11-22) (aged 61)
Chennai, India
BattingRight-hand bat (RHB)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 66)13 November 1952 v Pakistan
Last Test13 November 1952 v Pakistan
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 1 28
Runs scored 0 844
Batting average - 22.21
100s/50s 0/0 1/3
Top score - 136
Balls bowled - -
Wickets - -
Bowling average - -
5 wickets in innings - 0
10 wickets in match - 0
Best bowling - -
Catches/stumpings 0/4 35/24
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 10 January 2013

Vijay Rajindernath About this soundpronunciation  (7 January 1928 in Amritsar – 22 November 1989 in Chennai) was an Indian cricketer.

Vijay Rajindernath was one of the four wicket keepers that India tried out against Pakistan in the 1952-1953 series. He played in the Test at Bombay which India won losing only four wickets. Rajindernath did not bat but effected four stumpings, three of which were off Subhash Gupte. He still holds the Test match record for the most stumpings in a complete career without a catch.[1] He was replaced by Ebrahim Maka for the next Test. He also played in three 'Tests' against a Commonwealth XI in 1950-1951.

Vijay Rajindernath studied in Govt. College, Lahore and took M.A. in Hindi from Benares. He worked for Burmah Shell and later with Indo-Nippon batteries in Baroda.

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  1. ^ Walmsley, Keith (2003). Mosts Without in Test Cricket. Reading, England: Keith Walmsley Publishing Pty Ltd. p. 457. ISBN 0947540067..